Updated Information as of Sunday 6/16 - 5 pm MST:
By now, you know the Green Valley Amateur Radio Club will be participating in this years Field Day this coming weekend. We will begin the heavy lifting ( putting up Antennas and running coax cables )
Friday June 21 starting at 6:30 pm until dusk. We will finish set up on Saturday June 22, between 6:30 and 10 am. The actual contest will start at 11 am and run continuously until 11 am Sunday morning June 23. A Lunch will be served Saturday starting a noon.
People have started to volunteer to help with set up, and take down , operating the radio station , doing logging and providing food for the lunch. We still could use more volunteers .
We have a problem with the online form, but Bruce's form can be downloaded by clicking on this button
filling it out and either emailing ot to him, or call/text him with the answers. Please call or text Bruce Tewksbury ( K3BAT ) at 520-625-9170 or email Bruce at email@example.com.
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The ARRL Field Day Contest is rapidly approaching. The Contest will officially start at Saturday June 22nd at 11AM and run for 24 hours, ending Sunday June 23rd at 11 AM. We are looking for volunteers in several areas outlined below.
We are planning on having at least two stations on the air for the entire contest period. We are asking all members of the Green Valley Amateur Radio Club to give some thought as to how they could help make this years Field Day a fun and successful event.
We will need volunteers in the following areas:
1) OUTSIDE SETUP AND TAKE DOWN CREW.
*Set up -Put up antennas, run coax into fire station, set up generators and run power cables into fire station.
*Take down - After the contest the antennas, generators, coax and other cables need to be taken down and prepare for storage
2) INSIDE SET UP AND TAKE DOWN CREW
* Set up- Arrange tables and chairs for field day event, set up radio stations, and logging computers.
* Take down - Disassemble radio stations. Jon will take care of the logging computers. Clean up trash and set up tables and chairs as they were before Field Day event.
3) STATION CREWS
Radio Operator- Operate HF Transceivers and make contest contacts.
Logging Operator – To Log stations worked for contest verification, help radio operator verify call signs and avoid duplicate contacts.
Maintenance person –To keep generators working (Fuel as needed) and take care of any problems that might develop with antennas, electric, cables etc. during contest.
4) FOOD SERVICES
Crews will need snacks during the event in addition to a lunch on the 22nd and a breakfast on the 23rd for crew members and other club members and visitors attending the event.
At this point we are asking for four volunteers - One for each of the general areas outlined above. If you would be willing to be the lead on any one of these positions please contact Bruce Tewksbury K3BAT , 520-625-9170. We will be asking for additional volunteers to fill various Crew Positions in the next few days. We need to schedule personnel to cover segments of the entire 24 hour contest.
Please don’t be shy – We need all the help we can get.
Thank you all for your anticipated response. Bruce Tewksbury K3BAT